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February 2019

The Lithia Water Diaries

February 17 @ 3:00 pm
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Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way
Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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$10 – $20

Ashland is a town full of stages and characters. But this winter, those characters will take the stage themselves for the first time when Outsider Theater puts on The Lithia Water Diaries, a new play from Ashland writer Josh Gross that will run at the Ashland Community Center Feb. 16-24.   The Lithia Water Diaries capture Ashland’s unique local culture with a dozen slice-of-life monologues from characters you couldn’t meet anywhere else: tourists, and travelers, and disgruntled pot workers, conspiracy…

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Understanding A Course in Miracles: Principles and Practice.

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Talent Library, 101 Home St
Talent, OR 97540 United States
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Understand and apply the principles and feel your perception shift! Taught by Alexandra, experienced guide for bringing life back on purpose. In the first hour, key Course principles are presented. After a short break, in the second hour, we focus on how to apply in daily life with a guided meditation to integrate. Beginners and long-time students, all welcome.Bring your ACIM book if you have it, extra books also onsite. Suggested $20 donation. Info: Events at fieldofchange.com. Or call Alexandra at…

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Author Ellen Gardner at Bloomsbury Books

February 18 @ 7:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books, 290 E Main St
Ashland, OR United States
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Author Ellen Gardner will be at Bloomsbury Books to promote her book “Side-swiped: a Motorhome Adventure.” When eighty-year-old Walter Emmons decides to buy a thirty-seven foot motorhome, his wife Ernestine is not only shocked because he's never been the least bit interested in traveling, but she is deathly afraid that something will happen to him and she will have to drive it. As Walter goes through bewildering changes, their golden-years adventure turns into a luckless misadventure. With heart and humor,…

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Discovering Family Through Artifacts

February 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S Pacific Hwy
Medford, OR 97501 United States
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Do you have must-keep hand-me-downs, family possessions that pass from one generation to the next? If you do, you are indeed fortunate. That piece of jewelry, or hand-carved chest that became part of your family’s heritage during the great depression, the necklace that belonged to your great Grandmother, or maybe a quilt or hand-crafted pillow case – these treasured items surely have a grand story to tell! But how do you go about uncovering these hidden tales?   Tuesday, February…

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7 Herbs: Plants as Teachers

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Temple Emek Shalom, 1800 E Main St
Ashland, OR United States
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This fascinating class taught by master herbalist and author Matthew Wood weaves healing plants, shamanism and Genesis stories. Matthew Wood will discuss the seven stages of wisdom on the healing path each represented by a plant and personified in Genesis stories. For more information www.gowildinstitute.org.

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Author Tony Platt at Bloomsbury Books

February 19 @ 7:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books, 290 E Main St
Ashland, OR United States
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“Beyond These Walls” by Berkeley professor Tony Platt is an ambitious and far-ranging exploration that tracks the legacy of crime and imprisonment in the United States, from the historical roots of the American criminal justice system to our modern state of over-incarceration, and offers a bold vision for a new future. Platt, a recognized authority in the field of criminal justice, challenges the way we think about how and why millions of people are tracked, arrested, incarcerated, catalogued, and regulated…

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A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

February 20 - March 17
Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave
Talent, OR 97540 United States
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$10 – $38

Gentleman’s Guide, tells the uproarious story of Monty Navarro an heir distant to becoming an Earl and inheriting a fortune. The family disinherited Monty’s mother and there’s eight heirs ahead of him. So, in revenge, Monty plots to eliminate the heirs, one by one – and they’re all played by the same actor! Further complicating poor Monty’s predicament are the beautiful Phoebe and the sensual Sibella, who are both vying for his hand in marriage (he IS in line to…

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What Makes Humans Special?

February 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Eagle Point Library, 239 West Main St
Eagle Point, OR 97524 United States
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An exhausted majority want to end hyper-partisanship and begin working together again. Scientists studying human behavior tell us cooperation is the key to our species' success. What makes humans special is the ability to put our heads together and do things that none of us could do alone––creating new resources that we couldn't create on our own.

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The Antechamber of Hell

You are invited to hear Hope Foundation’s Founder & President, Dr. Iftiker Mahmood, joined by a panel of local healthcare volunteers who bring hope and healing to the Rohingya people. “The Antechamber of Hell” documents serious crimes against humanity. The documentary is also an inspiring testament to the human spirit and commitment of global volunteers, including individuals from the Rogue Valley.

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Applegate History Series

February 23 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Applegate Library, 18485 N Applegate Rd
Grants Pass, OR 97530 United States
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Join us for local memorabilia and presentations about the lovely Applegate Valley.

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Behind Enemy Lines: An Evening with a Holocaust Survivor

February 24 @ 7:00 pm
SOU Music Recital Hall, 405 S Mountain Ave
Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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$15

  A Historic Evening with Mrs. Marthe Cohn, 98 year old Holocaust Survivor WHEN: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 • 7:00 PM WHERE: At the Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave. ADMISSION: $15 in advance | $20 at the door | Sponsor $180 preferred seating plus signed copy of Marthe's book "Behind Enemy Lines" RESERVATIONS & SPONSORSHIP: Complete the form below.  A receipt will be sent to confirm your reservation . For more information call: 541-482-2778 or email info@chabadofashland.org Open to the entire…

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Quilts & Genealogy Talk: Mother-Daughter Crazy Quilts

February 26 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S Pacific Hwy
Medford, OR 97501 United States
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At the February Quilt & Genealogy Talk, guest speaker Charlotte Wirfs talks about the “Mother-Daughter Crazy Quilts” a local Medford resident, Garret Kinser, gave to her a few years ago when she gave a quilt talk at a local gallery. Garret had been given the quilts by his Aunt Madeline, one of the quilt makers. They were made in 1915 by a woman in Stockton, California. Unfortunately she died before completing them, and in 1970 her daughter-in-law finished the quilts.…

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Regenerative Agriculture & Sustainable Gardening

February 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
North Mountain Park, 620 N Mountain Ave
Ashland, OR United States
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Regenerative agriculture and sustainable gardening are holistic methods of growing plants in ways that encourage biodiversity, build soil health and protect watersheds to improve the habitat we all live in. We’ll explore tangible strategies to manage your garden as part of a bigger ecological system and practice methods that will enhance ecosystem services. PRE-REGISTRATION AT ashland.or.us/register is required. WHO: Gardeners or landowners interested in learning about sustainable methods. WHAT: Explore a new way of looking at agriculture and gardening within…

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Wonders of the Pacific Lamprey

February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Dr. Stewart Reid*, the region's expert on Lamprey, will talk about this fascinating species and their importance to our local rivers and ecology. Stewart has spent years studying the species and is a dynamic speaker who has an obvious passion for this misunderstood fish.   Join us for drinks and light snacks at 5:30. Presentations will begin at 6PM to be followed by a Q&A afterward. This event is free and we recommend folks order food and drinks to support…

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Political Repression in the Era of Climate Crisis

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Talent Community Center, 208 E Main St
Talent, OR 97540 United States
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Join Civil Liberties Defense Center Executive Director, Lauren Regan, and investigative journalist, Will Parrish as they survey the landscape of anti-pipeline struggles in North America. Amid spiraling climate disasters, fossil fuel pipeline construction in at least two dozen US states and throughout Canada have been facing fierce resistance, particularly from indigenous communities fighting for cultural renewal and survival. Regan and Parrish will detail tactics used against the water protectors at Standing Rock, from brutal police violence to corporate propaganda campaigns…

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Author Tehlor Mejia Book Release Party

February 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Oregon Books & Games, 150 NE E St
Grants Pass, OR 97526 United States
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Tehlor is an Oregon native in love with the alpine meadows and evergreen forests of her home state. Her debut YA fantasy novel “We Set the Dark on Fire” is a beautiful fantasy story about Daniela Vargas, a young woman from the fringes of society who hides her identity in order to become a distinguished young woman in a society where birthplace means everything. But when Dani is blackmailed she will be forced to decide. Is Privilege and status worth…

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March 2019

Poverty, Inc.

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Ashland Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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How did fighting poverty become such a big business? Wealthy western nations committed to helping undeveloped countries have built a multibillion dollar poverty industry by tapping into human empathy.  But helping often doesn't help––leaving people worse off than before.

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What Does it Mean to Belong to a Community?

March 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rogue River Library, 412 E Main St
Rogue River, OR 97537 United States
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Being part of a community is an essential need for all of us. It is a place where we find others who share common ground, where our values and identities are reflected. Community is also a place where we are supported and thrive. But what does it mean to be part of a community? What does it looks like when community shows up for you and vice versa? To what extent are shared values and identities in our community enough…

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Oregon Outcast, John Beeson: Indian Rights Activist

March 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Gold Hill Branch Library, 202 Dardenelles St
Gold Hill, OR United States
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Historian and author Jan Wright will present the lecture “Oregon Outcast, John Beeson: Indian Rights Activist."   John Beeson spoke out when he witnessed the Indian Wars in southern Oregon in the 1850s. Though it impoverished him, made him extremely unpopular, and nearly destroyed his relationship with his family, he steadfastly promoted peace between the whites and the Native peoples of America. While his family stayed behind in Oregon, he launched a career in social reform, which took him to…

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Nesting Season in Your Backyard

March 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Applegate Library, 18485 N Applegate Rd
Grants Pass, OR 97530 United States
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Learn about bird nesting in your backyard, including avian architecture, choosing appropriate nesting boxes, nesting season stages, bird behavior, and how to deal with potential predators and problems with Laura Fleming of Wild Birds Unlimited.

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